School of Kinesiology and Health Science

Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health. This exciting and innovative program at York University provides students the opportunity to pursue many sub-fields including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration, health psychology, and athletic therapy in preparation for a career in health and rehabilitation, fitness, recreation, sports industries, research, or teaching.

Our Vision:
Canada’s leading academic centre for knowledge creation, integration, and dissemination about physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.

In achieving this vision we will be known for: Innovative research, inspiring students through excellence in teaching, and leadership on the health implications of physical activity and inactivity.

York research shows Canadian women opting out of hormone therapy

York research shows Canadian women opting out of hormone therapy

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Canadian women using hormone therapy (HT) treatments to manage the symptoms of menopause are recorde…
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4 days agoYork research shows Canadian women opting out of hormone therapy
First-year health students score big at Destination Graduation event

First-year health students score big at Destination Graduation event

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The School of Kinesiology and Health Science, in York University’s Faculty of Health, welcomed more…
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2 weeks agoFirst-year health students score big at Destination Graduation event
Award for York athletic therapy educator Gus Kandilas

Award for York athletic therapy educator Gus Kandilas

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York University’s Gus Kandilas, a professor in the Faculty of Health and coordinator of th…
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2 months agoAward for York athletic therapy educator Gus Kandilas
Academic Innovation Fund project taps into student creativity

Academic Innovation Fund project taps into student creativity

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Student fingerprints are all over the new Communities in Motion web platform that Parissa Safai crea…
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4 months agoAcademic Innovation Fund project taps into student creativity
Celebrating 50 years of Kinesiology & Health Science at York

Celebrating 50 years of Kinesiology & Health Science at York

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More than 200 people celebrated the 50-year anniversary of York University’s School of Kinesiology &…
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5 months agoCelebrating 50 years of Kinesiology & Health Science at York
KINE Student wins 2nd place in #YorkU 2016 Student Photo Contest

KINE Student wins 2nd place in #YorkU 2016 Student Photo Contest

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If a picture says a thousand words, York University’s 2016 Student Photo Contest submissions tell an…
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8 months agoKINE Student wins 2nd place in #YorkU 2016 Student Photo Contest
Kinesiology and Health Science Program Ranked 21st in the World & 3rd in Canada

Kinesiology and Health Science Program Ranked 21st in the World & 3rd in Canada

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A new ranking released by ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Scho…
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10 months agoKinesiology and Health Science Program Ranked 21st in the World & 3rd in Canada
KINE 3345 Prof Stephanie Bowerman featured on Rogers Daytime TV

KINE 3345 Prof Stephanie Bowerman featured on Rogers Daytime TV

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Stephanie Bowerman, KINE 3345: Adapted Physical Activity professor featured on Rogers Daytime TV. As part of the KINE 3345: Adapted Physical Activity course, Stephanie has been offering an excellent…
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10 months agoKINE 3345 Prof Stephanie Bowerman featured on Rogers Daytime TV
Prof. Christopher Perry to serve as Director Academic for the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology

Prof. Christopher Perry to serve as Director Academic for the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiolo…

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York University professor Christopher Perry of the School of Kinesiology & Health Science in the…
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10 months agoProf. Christopher Perry to serve as Director Academic for the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiolo…
Health students share expertise during mock clinic

Health students share expertise during mock clinic

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For the second year, students studying nursing, kinesiology and athletic therapy were invited to par…
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11 months agoHealth students share expertise during mock clinic

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